SJL Insurance Services has been granted Lloyd’s broker accreditation, coinciding with the formation of its London markets division.
“We have made huge strides forward over the last 16 years, but these are undoubtedly the most exciting and significant so far,” commented SJL founder and owner Simon Lancaster. “Having been working on it for well over a year, we are delighted to have accomplished becoming a Lloyd’s broker.”
Lancaster continued: “It provides us with unique and exclusive status along with direct access to the essential and wide London market. We intend to utilise this to help kick on and achieve our further lofty ambitions.”
In line with the development, the insurance broker has appointed Tom Wood to head the London markets division in SJL’s new office on Leadenhall Street.
“While Worcester will remain our HQ and house all back office functions, we felt that it was important to have this presence in the heart of the world’s leading insurance and financial marketplace,” said Lancaster.
He added: “Tom brings vigour and a wealth of Lloyd’s and London market experience with him, having previously worked for a leading Lloyd’s syndicate and also at another Lloyd’s brokers in their non-marine department.”
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